6 Things You Need to Know About Patek Philippe

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The world's most exclusive watch manufacturer is Patek Philippe. But how much do you really know about the secretive watchmaker?

Here's a few eye-popping data points that suggest Patek is a little less exclusive than their carefully cultivated image suggests:

  • Number of watches produced annually: 50,000
  • Number of mechanical watches: 38,000
  • Number of quartz watches: 12,000
  • Number of stores where you can purchase Patek Philippe worldwide: 460
  • Number of in-house watchmakers: 200
  • Number of movement variants: 50

Any of these numbers stand-out for you? Comment below.

Source: WatchTime

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Comments (8)

  1. Never realized that they would make watches with quartz movements.

  2. Patricia Champier

    Could you please let me know where do you have in house watchmaker in the US?

  3. Swiss Watch Wire

    Not sure we understand the question. Can you please elaborate? Are you referring to Patek Philippe or a US watchmaker that makes their own watch movements.

  4. Swiss Watch Wire

    Agreed – a surprise to us as well.

  5. Nigel Tobias

    Regardless; the brand and its heritage still define the standards that many others aspire to in terms of precision, simplicity, exclusivity and investment potential.

  6. 50,000 watch, 50 type of movement that’s a very low ratio of watch production per movement type. Explain the exclusivity it enjoys.

  7. Deon Brown

    Im not surprised at all and do question the integrity of the brand.

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